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Population (year 2000): 25,671. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,174 (+2.0% change)
Males: 12,543 (48.9%), Females: 13,128 (51.1%)

New London County

Median resident age: 31.2 years
Median household income: $33,809 (year 2000)
Median house value: $107,900 (year 2000)

New London, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in New London:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.1%)
  • Hispanic (19.7%)
  • Black (18.6%)
  • Other race (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (5.7%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), Italian (11.7%), English (8.6%), German (7.3%), Polish (4.3%), French (4.1%).London, Connecticut

Elevation: 103 feet

Land area: 5.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New London

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New London city

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

9.7% Foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,917 (-10.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Southampton, (38.0 miles AvalonCommunities.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (68.7 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (132.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: London, CT New (0.0 miles Waterford, CT (2.0 miles Central CT Groton, (2.1 miles Towers-Nautilus Park, CT (3.0 miles Conning Hill, CT (3.2 miles Long Bridge, CT (5.4 miles Poquonock River, CT (6.1 miles Oxoboxo


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $168,000

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 72.10 W

Area code: 860

New London, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (18.0%), Retail trade (12.6%), Manufacturing (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,026 (+19.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,069 (41.5%)

Crime in New London by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 2 2
    per 100,000 3.9 3.9 3.9 7.8 7.8
Rapes 13 18 10 17 20
    per 100,000 50.6 70.1 39.0 66.2 77.9
Robberies 57 49 43 56 57
    per 100,000 222.0 190.9 167.5 218.1 222.0
Assaults 169 145 131 84 130
    per 100,000 658.3 564.8 510.3 327.2 506.4
Burglaries 263 218 196 185 173
    per 100,000 1024.5 849.2 763.5 720.7 673.9
Thefts 672 690 642 593 627
    per 100,000 2617.7 2687.9 2500.9 2310.0 2442.4
Auto thefts 92 121 129 95 93
    per 100,000 358.4 471.3 502.5 370.1 362.3
427.5 406.8 365.5 337.6 380.7

Average climate in New London, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New London-area historical tornado activity is below Connecticut state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1951, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the New London city center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 53.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: John McDonald - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: Sep 24, 1974).


Hospital/medical center in New London:
  • LAWRENCE & MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (365 MONTAUK AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New London:
  • WILLIAM W BACKUS HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; NORWICH, CT)
  • WESTERLY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; WESTERLY, RI)
  • EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; GREENPORT, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in New London, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New London:
  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 6 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; ID: GON)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 46 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 54 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to New London:
  • ELIZABETH FIELD (about 10 miles; FISHERS ISLAND, NY; ID: 0B8)
  • WESTERLY STATE (about 22 miles; WESTERLY, RI; ID: WST)
  • MONTAUK (about 24 miles; MONTAUK, NY; ID: MTP)

Amtrak station:
NEW LONDON (27 WATER ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24 $88,501 $44,250 0 $0
Other Government Administration 12 $49,846 $49,846 8 $25,395
Police Protection - Officers 80 $400,608 $60,091 15 $8,141
Police - Other 13 $45,938 $42,404 0 $0
Firefighters 74 $363,475 $58,941 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,930 $35,580 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $44,710 $38,322 0 $0
Welfare 2 $7,325 $43,950 0 $0
Health 27 $90,238 $40,105 14 $18,411
Solid Waste Management 15 $48,011 $38,408 1 $1,701
Parks and Recreation 15 $51,193 $40,954 33 $16,020
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13 $53,365 $49,260 0 $0
Water Supply 1 $5,858 $70,296 1 $1,072
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 115 $294,889 $30,771 35 $22,581
Other and Unallocable 40 $144,943 $43,482 6 $2,099
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 307 $1,593,422 $62,283 124 $183,461
Totals for Government 754 $3,288,252 $52,332 237 $278,881
Colleges/Universities in New London:
  • CONNECTICUT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,772; Location: 270 MOHEGAN AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.camel.conncoll.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 877; Location: 15 Mohegan Avenue; Public; Website: www.cga.edu)
  • MITCHELL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 552; Location: 437 PEQUOT AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mitchell.edu)
  • RIDLEY LOWELL BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 88; Location: 470 BANK ST; Private, for-profit; Website: ridley.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New London:
  • EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,165)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (about 33 miles; STORRS, CT; FT enrollment: 16,952)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (about 41 miles; KINGSTON, RI; FT enrollment: 11,759)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • SUNY AT STONY BROOK (about 48 miles; STONY BROOK, NY; FT enrollment: 16,829)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 52 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 8,650)
Public high school in New London:
  • NEW LONDON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 696; Location: 490 JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in New London:
  • WILLIAMS SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 182 MOHEGAN AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • COASTLINE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 122 COLMAN STREET; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New London:
  • BENNIE DOVER JACKSON MIDDLE (Students: 688; Location: 36 WALLER ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MULTICULTURAL MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: ONE BULKELEY PLACE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HARBOR SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 432 MONTAUK AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WINTHROP SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 74 GROVE ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EDGERTON SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 120 CEDAR GROVE AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JENNINGS SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 50 MERCER ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NATHAN HALE SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 37 BEECH DR.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • INTERDISTRICT SCHOOL FOR ARTS AND COMMUNICATION (Students: 111; Location: 3 GAVIN ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 134 WILLIAM STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW LONDON PRE-K PROGRAM AT HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 490 JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in New London:
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 25 SQUIRE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY STAR (Students: 139; Location: 10 HUNTINGTON; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SOLOMON SCHECHTER ACADEMY (Students: 91; Location: 660 OCEAN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • WORD CENTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 89; Location: 327 HUNTINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LAWRENCE & MEMORIAL CHLD CARE (Students: 27; Location: 412 OCEAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in New London:
  • PUBLIC LIBRARY OF NEW LONDON (Operating income: $679,807; Location: 63 HUNTINGTON ST.; 74,596 books; 1,490 audio materials; 2,404 video materials; 154 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in New London: New London City Pier (A), New London Harbor Lighthouse (B), Antiques District (C), Old Town MIll (D), Baptist Rocks (E), Quaker Hill (F), Ferry Wharf (G), Jacobs Rock Sailing and Semanship Center (H), Connecticut State Boat Launch Area (I), Shaws Cove Business Park (J), Crew Rowing Center (K), Starr Street Restoration Area (L), Union Railroad Station (M), United States Coast Guard Academy Main Gate (N), United States Coast Guard Pier (O), Whale Oil Row (P), Eagle Pier (Q), Officers Row (R), Academy Plaza (S), Roland Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: New London Mall Shopping Center (1), New London Shopping Center (2).

Churches in New London include: Pequot Chapel (A), Saint James Episcopal Church (B), Second Congregational Church (C), Coast Guard Memorial Chapel (D), The Shepherds Tent (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Congregational Church (G), Huntington Street Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Captain Hopley Yeaton Memorial (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Cedar Grove Cemetery (3), Gardiners Cemetery (4), Ye Antientist Burial Ground (5).

Lakes and reservoirs: Hammond Pond (A), Perry Pond (B), Connecticut College Pond (C), Spring Lake (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fenger Brook (A), Briggs Brook (B).

Parks in New London include: Green Harbor Park (1), Robert Crown Park (2), Mercer Field (3), Prospect Street Historic District (4), The Parade (5), Washington Parade Ground (6), Civic Institutions Historic District (7), Soldiers-Sailors Monument (8), Mitchell Park (9).

Beach: Green Harbor Beach (A).

Post office: (A).  


New London compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in New London:
  • WSUB (980 AM; 1 kW; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in New London:
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHBE (96.7 FM; EAST HAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMOS (104.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around New London:
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

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